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EA67156DE4C095D4872587EB00715D57 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-057

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Feb 16, 2022      
Location SCR 352



SB22-057 - Amended, referred to Senate Appropriations

01:38:18 PM  

Senators Fields and Cooke, co-prime sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-057, concerning measures to support victims of violent crime who suffer brain injuries as a result.

01:41:27 PM  

Dr. Anne DePrince, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She discussed research about brain injuries.

Dr. Kim Gorgens, representing self, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the importance of screening and treating brain injuries. 

Committee members asked questions about early treatment versus treating someone with a longstanding brain injury.  Discussion ensued about victimization, navigating systems, and types of available treatment for this population. 

 

01:52:37 PM  

Ray Harlan, representing Colorado Victims for Justice, testified in support of the bill.

Melissa Bickford, representing self, testified in support of the bill.

Bridget Dyson, representing COVA , testified in support of the bill and distributed a handout about the brain (Attachment B). 

02:08:00 PM  

Senator Cooke distributed and presented Amendment L. 001 to make technical changes and representation on the committee (Attachment C). 



02:09:59 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment C)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:10:16 PM  

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L. 003 to align definitions (Attachment D). 

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L. 004 about collecting brain injury statistics (Attachment E). 

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L. 005 about outreach programs (Attachment F). 

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L. 006 about support services (Attachment G). 

Senator Cooke presented and distributed Amendment L. 007 about forensice nurse examiners (Attachment H). 

 

 



02:10:30 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment D)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:10:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004 (Attachment E)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:11:22 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005 (Attachment F)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:11:48 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006 (Attachment G)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:12:07 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.007 (Attachment H)
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke
Gardner
Rodriguez Excused
Gonzales
Lee
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:12:09 PM  

Senator Fields and Senator Cooke made closing remarks.



02:16:25 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-057, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Cooke
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Rodriguez Yes
Gonzales Yes
Lee Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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